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Vol. 10, Issue 7 (2021)

Bio-fortification an innovation approach to eradicate hidden hunger: A review

Author(s):
Seri Subba Santosh, Siddhartha Shankar Sharma, Manish Kumar Agrawal, Laxmipreeya Behera and Jannila Praveena
Abstract:
Malnutrition is a major problem in world; more than 2 billion people suffer from ‘hidden hunger’ in which they are unable to meet the recommended nutrients or micronutrients from their daily dietary intake. Bio-fortification refers to developing micronutrient-rich diet foods using traditional breeding methods and modern biotechnology, a promising approach to nutrition enrichment as part of an integrated strategy for food systems. Bio-fortification varies from conventional fortress since it centres on making plant food varieties more nutritious as the plants are developing; instead of having supplements added to the food varieties when they are being prepared. This is a significant enhancement for common fortress with regards to giving supplements to the country poor, who once in a while approach financially invigorated food source. In that capacity, bio-fortification is viewed as an impending system for managing insufficiencies of micronutrients in low and centre pay nations. On account of iron, WHO assessed that bio-fortification could help restoring the 2 billion individuals experiencing iron inadequacy instigated weakness. Here we examine about some of atomic and reproducing approaches improve the healthful quality in the yields.
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How to cite this article:
Seri Subba Santosh, Siddhartha Shankar Sharma, Manish Kumar Agrawal, Laxmipreeya Behera, Jannila Praveena. Bio-fortification an innovation approach to eradicate hidden hunger: A review. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(7):389-392.

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